Internal Advisory Committee

An eleven member committee, representing University of Kansas established investigators, administrators, and mentors, has been established. Each of the participating schools of the University of Kansas (Health Professionals, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy) are represented on the Internal Advisory Committee, as is each of the disciplines of women's health research targeted in this program:

    1. Women's Reproductive Health;
    2. Maternal Health;
    3. Pathogenesis of Diseases Prevalent in Women;
    4. Drug Synthesis, Drug Delivery, and Pharmacogenomics;
    5. Prevention, Intervention, and Health Disparities.

Composition of the Internal Advisory Committee:

Susan E. Carlson, Ph.D., Chair
Program Director, KUMC BIRCWH K12 Program
AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition
University of Kansas School of Health Professionals
Research Expertise: Maternal Health

Kenneth L. Audus, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean, School of Pharmacy
The University of Kansas
Research Expertise: Drug Synthesis, Drug Delivery, and Pharmacogenomics

Nancy Berman, PhD
Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Research Expertise: Pathogenesis of Diseases Prevalent in Women

Joseph Donnelly, PhD
Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Director, Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management
Research Expertise: Prevention, Intervention and Health Disparities

Edward Ellerbeck, M.D., MPH
Professor, Chairman, Department of Preventative Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Research Expertise: Prevention, Intervention and Health Disparities

Andrew Godwin, PhD
Chancellors Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Sciences and Endowed Professor
Professor and Director of Molecular Oncology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director for Translational Research, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Kansas Bioscience Authority Eminent Scholar
Director, Biospecimen Shared Resource (KU Cancer Center)
Biorepository Coordinator for the HICTR Translational Technologies Resource Center
Research Expertise: Pathogenesis of Diseases Prevalent in Women

Roy A. Jensen, M.D.
Director, Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute and William R. Jewell Distinguished
Kansas Masonic Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Research Expertise: Pathogenesis of Diseases Prevalent in Women

Robert Klein, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Research Expertise: Pathogenesis of Diseases Prevalent in Women

Michael J. Soares, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor Director, Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Research Expertise: Women's Reproductive Health

Carol E. Smith, RN, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Nursing
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Research Expertise: Prevention, Intervention and Health Disparities

Carl P. Weiner, M.D., M.B.A.
The Kermit Krantz Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Member, Institute of Maternal-Fetal Biology
Research Expertise: Women's Reproductive Health

 

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